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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

All students registered in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Community Health Sciences are required to complete a 400 hour field experience in an appropriate setting. Settings may include hospitals, managed care organizations, government agencies or departments, community organizations, advocacy programs or other related health setting.
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Field Studies Placement

Where have CHS students been placed? Find out here.

Certificate in Community Health Sciences

The Individualized International Health Professional Training Program (IIHP) is a six- or nine-month (two- or three-quarter) program, designed to enhance the impact of public health and medical professionals in the global field of Public Health. IIHP is for students currently enrolled in non-US professional medical or health science graduate programs, public health and medical professionals with an undergraduate degree currently employed in public health settings outside the US, and individuals residing outside the US with a strong background and interest in public health.

The training program culminates in the issuance of a Certificate in Community Health Sciences.

Summer Session Courses

CHS 100: Community Health Sciences, required for all non-CHS MPH students and undergraduate public health minors, and CHS 130: Nutrition and Health will be offered during Summer Session A, June 23- August 1, 2014.

Click here for more information on the courses and how to enroll.

Incoming UCLA students and non-UCLA students are welcome to register.

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on April 8, 2014

PhD Candidate Goleen Samari is one of 24 recipients awarded the 2014 Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship by Humanity in Action. Fellows will meet with influential leaders from governments, corporations, and nongovernmental organizations to explore how American and European governments and nongovernmental actors are responding to a wide variety of international issues with a focus on issues of pluralism.

Posted on April 8, 2014

Professor Emerita Virginia Li's letter to the LA Times editor was published this weekend addressing why so much food is wasted at LAUSD.